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BuzzFeed
2 weeks ago
Writing

Women Are Sharing The Routines And Practices They Adopted From Other Women, And They're So Useful

Women learn from each other and adopt new habits and routines for self-improvement. [ more ]
#gender-equality
www.nytimes.com
2 weeks ago
Women

Que piensan las mexicanas de que su pais pueda tener una mujer en la presidencia?

Mexico is set to elect its first female president, showcasing progress in gender equality amidst historical machismo culture. [ more ]
Above the Law
2 weeks ago
Law

Elite Law Firms Recognized As Some Of The Best For Women & Diversity (2024)

Law firms must actively promote diversity in the legal profession to achieve equality for women attorneys. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
3 weeks ago
Women in technology

Opinion | Melinda French Gates: Why I'm Donating $1 Billion for Women's Rights

Investing in women and girls is crucial for global progress and growth. [ more ]
www.bbc.com
3 weeks ago
London

'Bus passengers were surprised a woman was driving'

The first woman bus driver in London, Jill Viner, broke barriers in 1974, paving the way for more women in the transport industry. [ more ]
english.elpais.com
3 months ago
Women in technology

There is no shortage of female leaders. There is a lack of women in leadership positions

Women in Latin America and the Caribbean are more educated than men, but still face challenges in reaching high leadership positions.
Gender gaps in leadership positions persist across various sectors in the Latin America and Caribbean region. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
3 months ago
Books

The Women's prize for fiction is a success now it has a nonfiction sister | Kate Mosse

The story of women's struggle for equality belongs to all who care about human rights.
The Women's prize for fiction and nonfiction were founded to address the lack of recognition for female authors in literary awards. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
2 weeks ago
Women

Que piensan las mexicanas de que su pais pueda tener una mujer en la presidencia?

Mexico is set to elect its first female president, showcasing progress in gender equality amidst historical machismo culture. [ more ]
Above the Law
2 weeks ago
Law

Elite Law Firms Recognized As Some Of The Best For Women & Diversity (2024)

Law firms must actively promote diversity in the legal profession to achieve equality for women attorneys. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
3 weeks ago
Women in technology

Opinion | Melinda French Gates: Why I'm Donating $1 Billion for Women's Rights

Investing in women and girls is crucial for global progress and growth. [ more ]
www.bbc.com
3 weeks ago
London

'Bus passengers were surprised a woman was driving'

The first woman bus driver in London, Jill Viner, broke barriers in 1974, paving the way for more women in the transport industry. [ more ]
english.elpais.com
3 months ago
Women in technology

There is no shortage of female leaders. There is a lack of women in leadership positions

Women in Latin America and the Caribbean are more educated than men, but still face challenges in reaching high leadership positions.
Gender gaps in leadership positions persist across various sectors in the Latin America and Caribbean region. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
3 months ago
Books

The Women's prize for fiction is a success now it has a nonfiction sister | Kate Mosse

The story of women's struggle for equality belongs to all who care about human rights.
The Women's prize for fiction and nonfiction were founded to address the lack of recognition for female authors in literary awards. [ more ]
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time.com
2 weeks ago
Women

Tory Burch

Tory Burch's transformation to edgy designs boosts revenues and empowers women entrepreneurs. [ more ]
#inclusivity
Fast Company
2 weeks ago
Marketing

BBDO Americas CEO Nancy Reyes takes our career questionnaire

Nancy Reyes advocates for inclusivity and supports female executives through Circle of Women and Time's Up. [ more ]
Conde Nast Traveler
1 month ago
Bicycling

In Los Angeles, a Women-Led Speed Cycling Group Blazes Through The City After Dark

The Mixed Race cycling group in LA focuses on speed and inclusivity, led by women cycling enthusiasts. [ more ]
BikeMag
2 weeks ago
Bicycling

The Women Are IN at Red Bull Rampage

Red Bull Rampage, a prestigious event for male freeride mountain bikers, introduced a women's competition in response to public pressure and advocacy, marking a crucial step towards inclusivity. [ more ]
Fast Company
2 weeks ago
Marketing

BBDO Americas CEO Nancy Reyes takes our career questionnaire

Nancy Reyes advocates for inclusivity and supports female executives through Circle of Women and Time's Up. [ more ]
Conde Nast Traveler
1 month ago
Bicycling

In Los Angeles, a Women-Led Speed Cycling Group Blazes Through The City After Dark

The Mixed Race cycling group in LA focuses on speed and inclusivity, led by women cycling enthusiasts. [ more ]
BikeMag
2 weeks ago
Bicycling

The Women Are IN at Red Bull Rampage

Red Bull Rampage, a prestigious event for male freeride mountain bikers, introduced a women's competition in response to public pressure and advocacy, marking a crucial step towards inclusivity. [ more ]
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designboom | architecture & design magazine
3 weeks ago
Design

colonial peruvian house turns into women-led cafe featuring bespoke furniture

Estudio Soroche transformed an old Peruvian house into a women-led café, Florencia y Fortunata Speciality Coffee, incorporating original Inca foundations with bespoke furniture and a focus on female empowerment. [ more ]
#sexuality
Independent
4 weeks ago
Women in technology

The 'Bumble Fumble': Dating is hard enough - why are the apps making it worse?

Bumble shifted from empowering women to pressuring them for more sex. [ more ]
Kqed
3 weeks ago
Writing

'Naked Ambition' Brings Bunny Yeager's Photography to a 21st Century Audience

Yeager's work as a photographer revolutionized the depiction of women in the 1950s and beyond. [ more ]
Independent
4 weeks ago
Women in technology

The 'Bumble Fumble': Dating is hard enough - why are the apps making it worse?

Bumble shifted from empowering women to pressuring them for more sex. [ more ]
Kqed
3 weeks ago
Writing

'Naked Ambition' Brings Bunny Yeager's Photography to a 21st Century Audience

Yeager's work as a photographer revolutionized the depiction of women in the 1950s and beyond. [ more ]
moresexuality
WhoWhatWear
4 weeks ago
Mental health

Second Life Podcast: Sophie Gregoire Trudeau

Sophie Grégoire Trudeau advocates for mental health awareness and practices, transitioning from a career in advertising to become a prominent voice in the industry. [ more ]
#melinda-french-gates
TechCrunch
1 month ago
Women in technology

I'm rooting for Melinda French Gates to fix tech's broken 'brilliant jerk' culture | TechCrunch

Melinda French Gates resigns from Gates Foundation with $12.5 billion to focus on women and families. [ more ]
Boston.com
1 month ago
US news

Melinda French Gates resigns as Gates Foundation co-chair, 3 years after her divorce from Bill Gates

Melinda French Gates steps down as co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. [ more ]
TechCrunch
1 month ago
Women in technology

I'm rooting for Melinda French Gates to fix tech's broken 'brilliant jerk' culture | TechCrunch

Melinda French Gates resigns from Gates Foundation with $12.5 billion to focus on women and families. [ more ]
Boston.com
1 month ago
US news

Melinda French Gates resigns as Gates Foundation co-chair, 3 years after her divorce from Bill Gates

Melinda French Gates steps down as co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. [ more ]
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www.npr.org
1 month ago
US news

Melinda French Gates resigns as co-chair from the Gates Foundation

Melinda French Gates resigns as co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, receiving $12.5 billion for charitable work. [ more ]
#womens-basketball
ESPN.com
1 month ago
Left-wing politics

Aces celebrate at White House amid 'banner year'

President Joe Biden welcomed the Las Vegas Aces, celebrating women's basketball as impactful and highlighting the importance of representation and support for women's sports. [ more ]
Chicago Tribune
4 months ago
Chicago

Susan Koch: My mom, an athlete in the pre-Title IX days, would have loved basketball phenom Caitlin Clark

Caitlin Clark is changing the landscape of women's basketball with her exceptional skills and teamwork.
Women like Clark and older generations have paved the way for the progression of women's sports. [ more ]
ESPN.com
1 month ago
Left-wing politics

Aces celebrate at White House amid 'banner year'

President Joe Biden welcomed the Las Vegas Aces, celebrating women's basketball as impactful and highlighting the importance of representation and support for women's sports. [ more ]
Chicago Tribune
4 months ago
Chicago

Susan Koch: My mom, an athlete in the pre-Title IX days, would have loved basketball phenom Caitlin Clark

Caitlin Clark is changing the landscape of women's basketball with her exceptional skills and teamwork.
Women like Clark and older generations have paved the way for the progression of women's sports. [ more ]
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New York Post
1 month ago
Women

Radio host claps back at body-shaming trolls: 'Don't talk about women's bodies unless they ask you to'

Don't comment on women's bodies without consent. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
1 month ago
Writing

Private Revolutions by Yuan Yang review an intimate account of how China is changing

Yuan Yang's book explores the lives of four women from her generation in China, showing their diverse paths to success amidst sociopolitical change. [ more ]
#music-industry
The Atlantic
1 month ago
Music

Taylor Swift Is Stuck in the Story

Women in the music industry have evolved beyond objectification to emotional authenticity. [ more ]
Brooklyn Magazine
3 months ago
Music

The Beaches in Brooklyn - Brooklyn Magazine

Sister band The Beaches navigates challenges to success
Empowering women in rock music [ more ]
The Atlantic
1 month ago
Music

Taylor Swift Is Stuck in the Story

Women in the music industry have evolved beyond objectification to emotional authenticity. [ more ]
Brooklyn Magazine
3 months ago
Music

The Beaches in Brooklyn - Brooklyn Magazine

Sister band The Beaches navigates challenges to success
Empowering women in rock music [ more ]
moremusic-industry
designboom | architecture & design magazine
2 months ago
Design

saudi pavilion's silk sculptures evoking a desert rose empower women at venice art biennale

Manal AlDowayan empowers notions of womanhood through multimedia art exhibition at Venice Art Biennale. [ more ]
Design Milk
2 months ago
Design

Susan Maddux Shares Her Vintage Textiles, Art Collection + More

Susan Maddux uses origami-inspired technique to create stunning wall sculptures, reflecting personal experiences and connecting to generations of women. [ more ]
The Drum
2 months ago
Marketing

Jane Fonda, Eva Longoria, Kate Winslet & other stars embrace failure with L'Oreal Paris

L'Oreal Paris campaign showcases notable women sharing their failure experiences on LinkedIn to normalize failure and highlight its role in success.
The 'Worth It Resume' initiative aims to empower women by redefining success through stories of overcoming challenges. [ more ]
#professional-development
Entrepreneur
2 months ago
Women in technology

How to Amplify Women's Wisdom and Voices in a Man's World | Entrepreneur

Societal bias often leads to women's expertise being overlooked in favor of men's in various fields.
Women professionals on social media may face challenges such as fewer engagements and opportunities compared to men in the same field. [ more ]
ABC7 San Francisco
3 months ago
Golden State Warriors

The Warriors, Rakuten 'Future Leaders Experience' empowers young women entering the workforce

Annual mentorship event empowers women in the workforce
Program provides professional development and networking opportunities [ more ]
Entrepreneur
2 months ago
Women in technology

How to Amplify Women's Wisdom and Voices in a Man's World | Entrepreneur

Societal bias often leads to women's expertise being overlooked in favor of men's in various fields.
Women professionals on social media may face challenges such as fewer engagements and opportunities compared to men in the same field. [ more ]
ABC7 San Francisco
3 months ago
Golden State Warriors

The Warriors, Rakuten 'Future Leaders Experience' empowers young women entering the workforce

Annual mentorship event empowers women in the workforce
Program provides professional development and networking opportunities [ more ]
moreprofessional-development
BBC News
2 months ago
Women in technology

The women 'speed dating' for a place to live

Young women attend events to find housemates in London due to high demand for rooms.
The Girlies Guide initially focused on socials for making friends but now includes events to help women find flatmates. [ more ]
Hyperallergic
2 months ago
Women in technology

Upper East Side Galleries Celebrate Historic Members of the National Association of Women Artists

The exhibition aims to recognize the contributions of women artists in NAWA throughout history.
NAWA was founded in 1889 and provided a community for professional women artists, promoting their work through various programs. [ more ]
Time Out New York
2 months ago
NYC politics

NYC wants to install four different statues to honor women across boroughs

The She Built NYC initiative is commissioning public monuments to honor influential women in New York City's five boroughs.
Mayor Eric Adams' administration received approval to honor Shirley Chisholm, with plans to honor four other women in different boroughs. [ more ]
Food52
3 months ago
Design

Virginia Sin's Brooklyn Studio Is a Ceramicist's Dream

Virginia Sin is a notable figure in the food and design industry, known for her ceramics and home goods brand SIN.
She values the balance between creativity and business decisions and is committed to empowering her team. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
2 months ago
Books

Where to start with: Buchi Emecheta

Buchi Emecheta's journey was a dogged pursuit of her dream amidst challenges.
Her novels reflect powerful themes from her real-life experiences. [ more ]
time.com
2 months ago
Women in technology

The Financial Influencers Women Actually Want to Listen To

Girl math concept involves misleading money management ideas like making purchases on sale to 'save' money or using cash to consider a purchase 'free'.
There is a rise in female-run companies providing honest financial advice to empower women in managing their money effectively. [ more ]
Queerty
3 months ago
Digital life

Gays are sharing the women who saved their lives-and it's gotten ridiculously out of hand

The LGBTQ+ community celebrates women who inspire them.
Gay people are acknowledging influential women through a viral meme. [ more ]
Social Media Today
3 months ago
Marketing

TikTok Shares Insights Into How To Reach Women With Brand Messaging

Brands need to rethink their creative approach to connect with women in marketing.
TikTok's new guide emphasizes tapping into the power of women as creators and consumers. [ more ]
Bikerumor
3 months ago
Bicycling

Kona Breaks into Focus w/ Video by Patti V & Colleen Meas For International Women's Day

Working with others is key in cycling media industry.
Peer mentorship can make a significant difference in professional growth. [ more ]
Creative Bloq
3 months ago
Graphic design

How vlogging is empowering women in 2024

Vlogging has become a popular medium for women to share their experiences in 2024.
Infinix launched Vlog Awards in 2023 to support young vloggers and saw over 70% submissions from women. [ more ]
The Drum
3 months ago
Marketing

Ad of the Day: Confidence-building Peachaus spot puts audience in their undies

Peachaus campaign aims to boost women's confidence in public speaking through a unique approach.
The 'Naked Talks' campaign encourages women to embrace their fears and be comfortable in their own skin. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
3 months ago
Women

Indigenous Bolivian women take up taekwondo against gender-based violence

Lidia Mayta found empowerment in taekwondo after being attacked by robbers.
Warmi Power studio in Bolivia empowers Indigenous women through taekwondo training to combat gender-based violence. [ more ]
https://www.rogerebert.com/
3 months ago
Film

Stay Vigilant: Directors Camille Hardman and Gary Lane on Still Working 9 to 5 | Features | Roger Ebert

Ann Roth's wardrobe subtly defined characters in their 'real' and 'fantasy' personas by making them appear smart rather than glamorous.
The film '9 to 5' impacted workplace issues and feminism, inspiring solidarity among women in the workplace. [ more ]
Podcaster News
3 months ago
Podcast

Lemonada Media Announces New Partnership With Meghan, The Duchess of Sussex - Podcaster News

Lemonada partners with Meghan, The Duchess of Sussex for a new podcast series titled 'Archetypes'.
'Archetypes' has garnered over 10 million downloads and debuted as Spotify's No. 1 podcast in 47 countries. [ more ]
San Francisco Bay Times
3 months ago
SF LGBT

LGBTQ+ Black Women Leaders to Be Honored on February 23 at The Academy SF - San Francisco Bay Times

Local LGBTQ+ Black women leaders and allies to be honored by The San Francisco Bay Times and The Academy SF.
Event details for the Black History Month celebration on February 23, 2024, at The Academy SF. [ more ]
time.com
3 months ago
Women

How We Chose the 2024 Women of the Year

Taraji P. Henson advocates for pay equality in Hollywood.
Economist Claudia Goldin contributes significant research on the gender wage gap. [ more ]
www.standard.co.uk
4 months ago
London

Hilton housekeeper: So glad I didn't turn-down big career move'

Akpome Francis, a former room attendant at The Waldorf Hilton in London, retrained as an engineer while caring for her disabled husband.
She encourages other women to study for apprenticeships to boost their career prospects. [ more ]
The Drum
4 months ago
Marketing

Marketers prefer 'girl' over 'woman'. It's time to grow up

It may be time to retire the word 'girl' from marketing campaigns aimed at women.
Sport England's 'This Girl Can' campaign is seeking a new creative agency. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
4 months ago
UK news

Michelle O'Neill hails new all-female team leading Stormont as inspiration'

Michelle O'Neill becomes Northern Ireland's first-ever nationalist First Minister
O'Neill hopes to inspire young women to believe they can achieve anything [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
4 months ago
Women in technology

We said, there must be ladies': the pioneering Maasai women ending all-male leadership of the land

Women in Maasai Mara are taking up leadership roles in conservancies, traditionally dominated by men.
Conservancies provide income for Indigenous communities and help protect vital habitats outside of national parks. [ more ]
The New Yorker
6 months ago
Music

Dolly Parton Salutes Rock and Roll

Dolly Parton releases her first-ever rock album titled 'Rockstar'
The album aims to realign rock music with women [ more ]
time.com
2 weeks ago
Women in technology

The Meaning of Mexico's First Female President

The empowerment of women in Mexican politics is growing, despite widespread negative biases against female leaders. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
1 week ago
Women in technology

India's Modi wooed women voters. Did the strategy work in the election?

Modi's BJP focused on women voters, but results were not as expected, leading to a decrease in women MPs in India's incoming parliament. [ more ]
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